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Class of 1940
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|24 Jul 2019||Four people who attended UHS for a short time, members of the Class of '40, are known deceased: Guy William Leonard Jr, William Hewitt Sanders, William Clinton Stigall, and Mary Louise Barrett Hetherington. Find-A-Grave pages exist for them all.|
|19 Apr 2019||Over the past few months, I have done extensive research, looking for information on former UHS students. Using the obituary database in the Monroe County Library, Find-A-Grave, 1930 & 1940 censuses, the Social Security Deaths Index, the database of marriages in MyHeritage.com, and Ancestry.com, I have updated the data for many people. 9 people who were pictured in the '39 Jordannus were added to the database for this class. -- Dave Gray '65|
|09 Feb 2019||Scans of the Senior Class and underclass photo pages are now available, from the Jordannus in the Monroe County Library.|
|25 Apr 2018||From an extensive search of Ancestry.com data, we find that the
following members of the Class of '40 have died. If anyone knows otherwise, or
has any more information, please let Dave
Gray '65 know.
James Thomas Beck, of South Bend, Indiana, on January 15, 2012. An obituary is on his Find-A-Grave page.
Arthur James "Jim" Fluck, of Bloomington, March 16, 2007. An obituary is on his Find-A-Grave page.
Helen Louise Fulton Arney, of Terre Haute, Indiana, on January 12, 1991. She has a Find-A-Grave page, but no obituary.
Caridoyne Gray Porter, on September 15, 1993.
Ellen Dorothy "Dorothy" Pearson Hendrickson, of Clinton, Indiana, on May 20, 1994.
Martha Louise Snoddy Stellmon, of King County, Washington, on July 27, 1999. (She dropped the Stellmon after her divorce.)
Robert Crawford Wyatt, of Spokane, Washington, on April 16, 2006. He has a Find-A-Grave page, but no obituary.
|6/26/11||MUNCIE Dr. Joseph Burton (J.B.) Black Jr., died
June 23, 2011, at Westminster Village in Muncie.He graduated from University
High School, Bloomington, IN and Kemper Military School and Junior College in
Boonville, MO. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean
War, and with the Indiana National Guard until he retired with the rank of
Lieutenant Colonel. He received his B.S., MBA, and Doctor of Business
Administration degrees from Indiana University. J.B. worked in the
familys business, Black Lumber Companies, recently serving as a director
and chairman of the executive committee. Dr. Black first taught at Indiana
University and then Miami University. He served as USAID Economic Advisor to
the government of El Salvador. Dr. Black was dean of the College of Business at
Wright State University and President of Kemper Military School and College. He
was appointed Dean of the College of Business at Ball State University in 1973,
and led the college to its first national accreditation. He was a Bloomington
city councilman from 1947-1951, and a state delegate to the 1956 Indiana
He married Sue Catherine Stone of Boonville, MO, who bore him three sons, Joseph B. (Jay) III (wife-Janice), Dallas, TX, William M. (wife-Jane), Kewanee, IL, and J. Douglas, Bloomington, who survive. J.B. is also survived by his grandsons, Joseph B. Black IV (wife-Nicole), and David J. Black. After the death of his first wife, he married Mary Jane Hughes, who survives him, as do his stepdaughters, Claudia Covalt Auger, Bali, Indonesia, and Ann Covalt, Arlington, VA.
|2/7/04||Marilyn Seward Warden, 80, died on Feb. 5th, 2004 at home
in Bloomington, Indiana. She was born May 3rd, 1923 in Bloomington, Indiana to
Edith Regester Seward and William Austin Seward. The Seward family was one of
Bloomington's founders. Austin Seward settled in Bloomington in 1821 as a
blacksmith and forged the fish which has served as the weather vane for the
Monroe County Courthouse since 1826. Marilyn was the fifth generation of the
While serving as a teaching associate for the School of Business, Marilyn met Lt. Wayne Warden, Jr. (USAF) and they were married on June 8th, 1947. In addition to her husband, Marilyn is survived by her sister Nancy Seward Taylor (UHS '43), her four children, all IU graduates, and their spouses.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 10th, 2004, at the First United Church, 2420 E. Third St. in Bloomington. Private burial services will be at Dunn Cemetery on the Indiana University campus. Friends may call at Allen Funeral Home on Monday, February 9th, 2004 from 4:00-8:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the IU School of Music or the Monroe County Humane Association in care of Allen Funeral Home.
|October 29, 2005
All School Reunion
|Reservations Received as of 10/26/2005 for:
'40 - J B Black & Mary Jane, Helen Holland Gross & Jim, Anne Kinsey Call
|2005 - Sixty fifth|
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